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. >> with a counter attack. >> president obama said he believes in redistribution. >> also the fallout from the anti-american violence in the middle east. >> was their intelligence prior to this attack? if not, why not? >> advice from mike russell. >> i said relax. just be one of yourselves. >> mitt romney has become the 2012 elections man of constant sorrow. ever since "mother jones" published a video in which he appears to write off half the country last may well talking to donors in florida. scott brown and republican george allen. >> you said nearly half the country see themselves as victims? >> no. i love very positively peacoat you disagree with governor romney? >> i have my own point of view. >> my guess would be george allen wished he did not have to answer questions like that. >> i think he did not answer questions like that. the reason that statent was so ba is because it was mitt romney is point of view. pcs nearly half the country as moochers who want a handout from government. he does not understand why they don't just borrow from their parents or take money from their trust funds. he d
, 23 million unemployed or underemployed today. question, the obama team is trying to spin the video as meaning romney only cares about the top 53%. not the 47% who get government benefits. is this damaging to governor romney? tim? >> absolutely damaging to governor romney. because he is writing off a portion of the population. it is not just that he is talking down to them, like barack obama did four yeersz ago, when he talked -- years ago when he talked about the bitter clingers who clinged to guns and religion, and obama says we can win them over and romney is saying i can't win this part of the population. anybody who writes off that population, i don't know where he will get off the 50% to win. >> the problem is they're not all democrats. a lot of them are republicans. they're veterans. they're people who receive benefits, social security. people do not think they're undeserving. so he is insulting basically much of the electorate. and there is a window of his soul. this is how mitt romney thinks, and when he was thinking of that mansion in boca raton, this is i think how rich p
pleasure. thank you very much. .. i think there are a lot of anti-obama folks out there and a lot of books defending the president. i wanted to write a book that described the answer of what i thought was the most important question in and the most interesting question. look at barack obama for a moment as a character. he is a complete fish out of water in a way. he is a guy who has very little executive experience. isn't higher life is that the law professors like turn at the committee table in the illinois statehouse or the u.s. senate or in various meetings but he is never the guy in front of the room deciding, making the hard calls. he has very little if any management experience and then suddenly he is in the most important managerial job in the world. he is president of the united states leader of the free world and so my question was how does he decide? how does he make decisions? how does he govern? not with the content of the positions are but what is his leadership style? when i looked around for books we looked at this question semiserious and sustained way and they really were
good year already, it's not as if they're completely terrified of the prospect of president obama winning, but many things have talked about the ownerous o'o' -- there are many concerns that those rules will hurt profits for large transaction firms for years to come. i think it is safe to say that a mitt romney, ginobiven his wall street background. >> fat cat ceos come to mind. >> nice to see you. if you want to see more of the sectors and stocks to bet on under president obama or president romney. >>> thanks for joining the conversation this week and "your money." >>> 4:00 on the eeskt. thank you for joining us for joining us. i'm susan hendricks. for the next hour, cnn will help you figure out where the candidates stand on the issuings, we will tell you how mitt romney and obama will tackle those key challenges. >>> a deadly avalanche sweeps through at least 12 camps in nepal today. the eighth highest mountain in the world. a rescue pilot says at least 11 people are dead. an entire camp reportedly swept away. now rescue efforts are now on hold until tomorrow because of bad weat
more are those points compelling for middle class voters, obama hasn't done enough for you. i can do much more. which seems to be what the swing voters are really, really looking for. >> i think it's a step in the right direction. he has to get a little more aggressive, detailing the problem and saying here is how i'm going to get the burden of government off of business, and here is how we're going to grow jobs. i think he needs to go maybe beyond the ten seconds in the commercial so say, here is how lower taxes and lower regulations will create more hiring. >> well, you can't do that on a 30 second spot. >> that's right, drop the trade stuff and give him two more sentences in. >> if he does, he he will have an opportunity in the debates and press conferences and town hauls, he could do it. >> give speeches, why does not give a series of set 30 minute speeches on the obama record, on the economy, what his proposals would do on all of the specific issues? why doesn't egg deeper than that campaign has been willing to go so far as he obviously did not do in the acceptance speech. i don
foreign policy. will national security be a campaign issue? we'll sit down with obama senior advisor robert gibbs. and caught on tape mitt romney's comments of people who don't pay federal taxes thal not support him. can he find a way out of this mess. we'll ask governor scott walker. gibbs and walker only on "fox news sunday". new polls give a boost to the president. we'll ask our sunday group if the upcoming debates are romney's best chance to turn things around. a stop in a burger joint and kids on a campaign flight. we'll go on the trail on "fox news sunday". hello again from fox news in washington. with anti-american violence across the islamic world and growing questions about what really happened in the u.s. consulate in libya, national security has finally become part of the president's campaign. joining us now is obama senior >> guest: thanks for having me. >> chris: last show, susan rice came on this program and i asked her about the attack on the american consulate in benghazi and this is what she said. >> the best information we have federal is that it was not a p
from president obama who said he understands why the muslim world has erupted in the demonstrations marked by all out american hatred. >> the natural protest that are because of the video were used as an excuse by extremists to see if they can also directly harm u.s. interests. lou: also surprising president obama declining to cease the opportunity to champion the americans right to free speech or address the relationship between the united states and the muslim world. we take all of that up here tonight with former u.s. ambassador to the united nations john bolton and robert maginnis and douglas holtz-eakin joins us and the author of the book ed klein. the obama administration still back the length over the handling of the september 11 terrorist attack in benghazi that killed three americans and the ambassador. the first terrorist attack on this president watch. ed henry with our report. >> another day. another version of exactly what went down in libya nearly two weeks ago. >> what happened in benghazi was a terrorist attack. >> the confusion started on september 12. >> no acts of
>>> the economy is stupid, so what do president obama and mitt romney say they'll do to fix it? that's the problem, they're not saying enough. with only 50 days to go until the election, they aren't saying enough. he's been warning you about the coming economic storm and you're feeling it. two-thirds of voters believe economic conditions today are poor. that's according to the latest cnn poll, and it could get worse. while clouds are brewing in asia beyond our control, the storms gathering in washington are of our own making. i'm talking about the fiscal cliff, the tax hikes said to take effect in january. january 1st they could push america into another recession. let's not forget jobs. 12.5 million people without them, because nothing is more important to our economic recovery than john creation. you can blame whoever you want for causing the state of the economy, but today's downturn is persisting on president obama's watch. so you would think romney could make the change desperate for people to fix this economy. candy crowley is anchor for "state of the union." let's show y
and their priority to terminate the president obama win through the filibuster. he used the dirty tools of the old say, voter suppression, coded racial appeals. if he's having a tough month maybe he earned a few more. howard fineman is here but first new polls in the presidential race. the "hardball" scoreboard. according to a new "national journal" poll he leads romney by seven. 50/43 and has a seven-point nationally. romney, 45 and obama, 52. the new purple strategies poll, in north carolina, president obama has a two-point lead over mitt romney, 48/46% and look at this, the race is tightening even in deep red arizona. that poll shows romney with a lead over the president by three points and the romney campaign says everyone is safe i'm chris matthews in sunny his wife's plane made a smoke-filed landing in the cabin. let's go to this with howard fineman joining us right now. i want to read to you a classic example of a news dump. he paid an effective rate of 14.1% which which is below the rate we know they pay of taxes and the campaign released a summary for the past 20 years and say he paid an
. everyone is saying it comes down to the debate. with no drama, will obama give mitt romney the opening. will he swing wild enough to let romney turn it around. will he keep the bouts low-key and low risk. war and remembrance. it's the 10th anniversary for me and our intrepid band of journalists. we celebrate the moments and a political sound bite hall of fame. hi, i'm chris matthews, welcome to our 10th anniversary show. the "washington post" bob woodward, the bbc's katty kay, nbc's kelly o'donnell, and "time"'s joe klein. first up on this 10th anniversary show, mitt romney's losing weeks has conservatives panicked. they might lose to the president who was vulnerable, but this could trim conservative sales. could they keep stone walling the president as the country gets closer to that fiscal cliff? the stone walling did unite republicans until now. bob woodward's new book, "the price of politics" quotes the president, there were very prominent republicans in the caucus who told me to my face that the view in the caucus was getting a deal with me would ensure my re-election. bob woodwar
. state of the union with candy crowley begins right now. >>> the fall campaign opens up. advantage obama. today, mitt's slips. >> i know i am not getting 100% of the vote and my campaign will focus on those people we think we can bring in to support me. >> adding up romney's 47% program with lindsey graham and democratic senator dick durbin. >>> and the deadly attacks on americans in libya. it is apparently not what we thought. the latest from house intelligence committee chairman mike rogers. >>> and who are those people anyway? i'm candy crowley. and this is "state of the union." >>> as mitt romney struggled to regain footing after his 47% victim remark, the president was contemplating his first four years and a slight change to the hope and change theme. >> you can't change washington from the inside. you can only change it from the outside. that's how i got elected. we are at that point on the campaign where everything becomes fodder on the stump. >> the president threw in the white flag of surrender again. he said he can't change washington from the inside. he can only change it fro
to bounce back from that controversial video while president obama faces new questions about the deadly attack in libya. with the white house changing its story about what happened during the assault on the u.s. consulate there is new criticism. will national security now become a campaignish are shoe? we will sit down with obama campaign senior advisor robert gibbs. and then, caught on tape, mitt romney's comments about people who don't pay federal taxes who he says will never support him. can his campaign find a way out of this mess? we will ask a key romney support, wisconsin governor scott walker. gibbs and walker only on "fox news sunday." plus, new polls in key battle ground states give a boost to the president. we'll ask our sunday group if the upcoming debates are romney's best chance to turn things around. and from a stop at a burger joint to grandkids on a campaign flight, we'll go on the trail all right now on "fox news sunday." >> chris: and hello again from fox news in washington. with antiamerican violence across the islamic world and growing questions about what really ha
and editorial report. the journal e report. i'll see you back here at 6 p.m. eastern. ♪ >> was the obama convention bounce a bust. much made about the president's lead on the polls with those on the left and right, suggesting that republican rival mitt romney is headed toward certain debate. but g.o.p. polls, let's take a closer look at the numbers and he sees something else. good to see you again. >> great to be with you. >> let's take the question first about the bounce. has it faded? >> this rush to judgment is truly breath taking. there's so many people who basically declared the mitt romney campaign over. six weeks before the election, before four debates, before an october jobs report. and i think if you really want to get a sense of where this race is, paul, you need to forget the headlines and look at the data. there are a number of good websites that aggregate the data. real clear politics and if you do that, what you'll discover is that the obama lead over romney in june, as an average of all polls is 2.3%, in july, it was 2.5. in august, it was 2.4, and in septem
-wise or campaign-wise as he moves forward? >> candy the momentum has shifted in obama's. that's a good thing from our point of view. this is a campaign with three debates yet and four or five eththat is none of us could predict on this show. we're not taking it for granted, but we do have momentum coming out of the convention, and some of the problems and mistakes of the rom my campaign have given the president more traction in these battleground states with working families. >> and senator graham, to you, why to you think mitt romney is struggling so much? we've talked so much about the history of the numbers as it relates to unemployment or anything else and how it would seem that president obama would not be dolling well, and yet, mitt romney is the one who is struggling. why? >> well, to be honest with you, i think if history holds here and undecided voters break against the incumbent as they generally do, this is a very close race, and quite frankly, i like our position. >> really? >> the comment the president said we can only change -- >> yes, i really do. i think no one has ever been re-el
president obama's re-election campaign said it could all come down to these eight states. this afternoon, we are going to focus in on the two states. wisconsin and colorado. where the race is especially critical for the campaigns. first, topping our political headlines, new numbers out of a different swing state, florida. showing a very tight race there, tampa bay "times"/"miami herald" poll shows one point separates president obama and mitt romney. that of course, within the poll's margin of error. meanwhile, former president bill clinton making news today. declining to rule out whether his wife, secretary of state hillary clinton will be making a bid for the white house in 2016. >> i just don't know. she's an extraordinarily able person. i never met anybody i thought was a better public servant. but i have no earthly idea what she'll decide to do. >> president obama, president obama back in washington today after a pair of campaign events in wisconsin, saturday, at a fundraiser, the president criticizing mitt romney for describing 47% of americans as victims this morning on nbc's "meet the
fighting back with a 14-year-old video snippet of barack obama? bob woodward joins our discussion. >>> plus, the president and his challenger are hitting the cha koes, popping off on pop culture. >> to you know who either of these two are? >> i'm kind of a snooki fan. >> she had a baby now. >> look how tiny she's gotten. she's lost weight and she's energetic. just her spark plug personality is kind of fun. >> is this any way to elect a president? i'm howard kurtz and this is "reliable sources." >>> the bureau chief for mother jones is a journalist it. . using carter's grandson is a go-between how strange is that he obtained the romney fund raiszer tape from an unknown source who approved of it. as corn told me in an interview for "the daily beast." >> he'd told me that he read my books and he was familiar with the earlier bane stories i had done. and he was impressed by that. what i i'm told is this was not a hit job on infiltration. he didn't go there looking to get romney. >> hit job or not, the result was a media firestorm over romney's zrimgs of twhoes were automatically supporting pres
president obama is up five points over mitt romney, and to give you an idea of how crucial the buckeye state is, check out the campaign schedule for just this wednesday. there it is right there. the president hitting up bowling green and kent. mitt romney stumping in toledo and westerville and cleveland. the romney campaign, once again, trying to reset after a very difficult week. but the head of the rnc insists that things are fine. >> i think that we had a good week last week. i think that in retrospect in that we were able to frame up the debate. >> it is a talk point coming from the team romney and the chair of the california finance committee who h to-- told donor the same thing. >> i know at this moment you are feeling worried and frustrate and angry as you watch president obama and the mainstream media and pundits attack mitt with distortions and inaccuracies, so i want to share some thoughts with you tonight and provide you with some comfort. polls are not elections. the voters have not spoken. >> and some democrats are trying to make more hay about mitt romney has released the 2011
. but guess what, i have rarely seen a moment with the man in the moment have met so well. >> president obama pounded away at romney's private thoughts on that 47% in wisconsin. >> we can't get very far if we're just writing off half the country. as a bunch of victims. or presume that somehow they want to be dependent on government or don't want to take responsibility for their own lives. >> and with that, let's get right to our headliners david axelrod and the reince priebus. reince, let me begin with you. thank you. president obama, you saw him yesterday, voters are going to be hearing about that leaked video every single day. >> well, i mean, listen, i think governor romney has been pretty clear, probably wasn't the best-said moment in the campaign and probably not the best week in the campaign. i think we can look back at last week as a campaign in a couple of months, that this this was the defining week in both campaigns, where i think both campaigns are crystallizing around a central theme which is going to be, what kind of future do we want for our kids and grandkids? what type of amer
to the attacks anti[ male announcer ] this is america's manufacturing when president obama took office. this is china's. under obama, we've lost over half a million manufacturing jobs and for the first time, china's beating us. seven times obama could've stopped china's cheating. seven times he refused. it's time to stand up to the cheaters, and make sure we protect jobs for the american people. [ male announcer ] barack obama: failing to stop cheating. failing american workers. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. atyou are watching abc7 news 6:30 on your side. take of the are broad and president says he does not condone the violence that broke libya the u.s. embassy in earlier this month. >> the iranian president says he does not condone the violence that u.s. embassy in earlier this month. >> first of all, any action that provocative, offends the religious spots of people, we condemn them. likewise, we condemn any of extremism. >> he also discussed what iran do if it was attacked by israel and spoke out against homosexuality. again at the u.n. this week. i think assuming that
is launched hopefully. and i am leaning towards obama. >> ok, good. >> hello, my name is carla, i was laid off four years ago, and my contingency plan once all my money starts to run out was i start add business which has been in place for 3 1/2 years, i am technically leaning towards president obama. >> ok. technically leaning. ok. >> i'm ann moss, and i am a high school librarian, and i have three 20-somethingings. some launched, some not. >> and really still on the fence. >> great. >> my name is charlie, a entrepreneur, currently working at a web company. got one child. at home. and i'm pretty much undecided. >> ok. >> i am christina, i'm a coastal engineer, i am engaged so i'll be joining married crew. two weeks. and i am leaning towards barack obama. >> great. >> and congratulations. >> name is a.j., computer geek. i'm ridiculously happily married. no kids as of yet. leaning towards obama with some reservation. >> ok. >> i'm susan, and i work in commercial lending, we loan to small businesses for credit union. married. five children. and i'm leaning towards romney. >> ok. good. >> i'm dav
obama foreign policy has collapsed, with the exception of krauthammer they move on to they are eating at parks or whatever it is. the remains is the ten minutes of solid clobbering of romney every night on videotape issue. >> jon: do you agree. it was it a smoke screen for the media? >> i think it had to happen because so many conservatives piled on. it wasn't just the liberal media. it was talking about a string of gaffes. i think dana called it a one-man looper reel but its repeated set of mistakes. this one is major. i don't think it's a great example of media bias. this is covering the man, the candidate. >> jon: but when president obama said that the supreme court could not overrule a law passed by congress, that didn't get a whole lot of attention in the media, but the media pounced on this romney thing? >> i think it did get attention when the president said that people challenged them. >> jon: it can go on for days? >> this is the midst of a presidential campaign. what i notice is the times didn't put this story on the front page. similarly the washington post and then it bump
that the sprinted is here. they have to step it up to catch barack obama but also to keep the republican base that he needs happy and shows he's got the necessary energy to go through with the campaign. >> gregg: has there been some criticism that the romney campaign hasn't been campaigning hard enough? >> yeah, when the president is campaigning couple times and there is close fund-raisers. there have been complaints that the fund-raisers didn't make him accessible enough to the public. so they opened up the fund-raising event opened to the cameras, but you have to remember, donors are already in the camp. this week is the big ramp up for it. part of what the are trying to do is set the tone for the debate season. this will be a great deal of emphasis for the economy and jobs. he will expand it to more broader choices. tight frameworks this is really a reelection of barack obama and three years of failure hasn't been able to bring about the change of promise. you'll hear homicidal talking about that and saying some 14 years ago he wanted to redistribute wealth. he will be saying the president
mirror looking at the promise of the promised land >> michelle obama had landed dinner at the congressional black caucus. the annual conference gathered community leaders to discuss the challenges facing the african- american community. this is about 25 minutes. >> i want to thank congressman cleaver for the attending were. i also want to recognize your terrific cbc foundation president and ceo. [applause] and of course i want to congratulate this year's phoenix award winners, attorney general holder, congresswoman round, and george lucas. thank you for your outstanding contributions to our nation. we look forward to hearing from you all later this evening. i also want to take a moment to note the passing of a true leader in this caucus, congressman donald payne. he was a distinguished member of congress. the visionary chairman of the cdc. his presence is sorely missed. i want to recognize all of the cbc members who are here with us tonight. you are part of a proud tradition, one that dates back not just to the founding of this caucus, but to the beginning of some any i
. >> yeah, we have got president obama and governor romney. we have got the president of egypt is going to close for us, and i think people will find that very interesting. president, new president of liberia is coming. nobel prize winning president -- i said liberia, i meant libya, and the nobel prize winning president of liberia is coming and a lot of other world leaders from around the world. >> mike duke will be on the opening, president of wal-mart along with the head of the world bank and secretary-general of the u.n. because of at least among american companies wal-mart is the number one user of solar power in america and they use quite a bit of wind too, so it is very interesting that they have, a buying part of their business strategy and their stock has been up and growth is good, it is cutting down on their traditional energy use. >> schieffer: i want to wish you the best of luck with this but also want to talk to you a little bit about american politics. you have clearly were the star of the detrimentally convention. you probably made the best case that anybody could probabl
convention and the obama administration and the democratic pitch to women this time around seems to be focused entirely around the a guarantee that the government will pay for everyone's contraception. as i watched the convention and thought about my grandmother and my great-grandmother's and the dreams they had, i wondered, is it really the case that that is the limit of the dream that those speakers have for their daughters and granddaughters? [applause] think we you all should aim may be just a little bit higher than that? [applause] now, if you happen to be a stay at home,, this administration also has a message for you. i am sure that many of you heard this. one of the president felt he wrote operative said that ann romney in particular had never worked a day in her life. yes. because she was stay at home. if you think about every stay at home on that you know, first of all, i am 100% confident, you pick any stay at home mom and she will know more on her little finger about how to balance the budget, about how not to live beyond her means than the entire obama administration
. obama has not been able to -- lead. watch this. >> you may not agree with me on every issue. and the american people may not agree with me on every issue. but i don't think i have been called anything besides a strong leader. know how it lead. i will bring america together. i will not divide america. i will bring us together to accomplish great things for our great nation. >> to put the rough week of last and the week before that behind them, they are accelerating the battle on the ground, tonight he goes to colorado. and during the course of all of this, their idea is that it will come down to 6 to 10 states stad in most of the state, mr. romney is in a tie or trailing by a point or two, within the margin. every one of the states that will decide the election were won by barack obama four years ago, so romney knows he has to take them back and put them into the red column. >> it's been sometime since mitt romney has been in colorado, why so long? >> 7 weeks and it's a key battleground state. that's a long time for the principle candidate not to be there. paul ryan has been
the bounty is not an official position. >>> president obama arrives in new york to attend the u.n. general assembly tomorrow. the president speaks to the assembly on tuesday. administration officials say he more likely will talk about the worldwide protests on the film that insults the muslim religion. the president is expected to restate his position on the movie and also denounce the violent acts of some protesters. >>> both president obama and republican rival mitt romney will talk policy and presidential politics during interviews tonight on "60 minutes." they're both bracing for a busy week on the campaign trail. here's editor paul steinhauser. >> mitt romney will be in the battleground state of colorado tonight and tomorrow. the polls indicate it's a close contest for president obama and mitt romney in the state's nine electoral votes. on tuesday both candidates speak separately at the global initiative gathering in new york city. after that, romney heads to ohio for a bus tour through the crucial swing state. >> i need ohio to help me become the next president. >> our polls in ohio
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